From St. Vincent’s Castleknock to Ukraine

St. Vincent's Castleknock raise €18,000 for Ukraine   Last week, St. Vincent's Castleknock College (under the trusteeship of the Vincentian Fathers) made a whole school effort to respond to the crisis that is affecting so many people in Ukraine. Castleknock Students wearing Ukrainian colours     A collection and awareness day, organised by the prefects in the College, has so far raised over €18,000. The collection was kindly supported by students, parents, past men and friends of the College. Students wore yellow or blue tops to show their support for Ukraine.       Daughters of Charity ...[Click title to read more]

2022-08-16T17:04:35+01:00March 15, 2022|

Anniversary of the Foundation of the Vincentians

The Congregation of the Mission Fr. Eamon Devlin CM   Fr. Devlin, originally from County Tyrone, currently serves as the Parish Priest in St. Peter's Church Phibsborough, Dublin. On the anniversary of the founding of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) which took place in 1617, please enjoy Fr. Devlin's reflection.   This day celebrates the feast of the conversion of St. Paul. Paul's conversion to the cause of Christ is one of the most significant events in the New Testament, setting in motion the missionary outreach of the new faith into the vast expanses of the Roman Empire, which ...[Click title to read more]

2022-08-17T23:07:08+01:00January 25, 2022|

Fr. John Gowan CM

Anniversary of Fr. John Gowan CM   Fr. John Gowan CM     Fr. John Gowan CM was born in Skerries, Co. Dublin in 1817. First ordained to the priesthood in the Dublin Diocese, he later became a Vincentian, and was assigned to the Vincentian Mission Team in St. Peter’s Church in Phibsborough.         Holy Faith Sisters In 1853, while at St.Peter's, he met Margaret Aylward. Margaret Aylward was a Lady of Charity (AIC). They both shared a concern for the welfare of the city poor. Fr. Gowan assisted Margaret Aylward in the founding of ...[Click title to read more]

2022-08-17T23:08:33+01:00January 16, 2022|
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